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Walking Highly Recommended for Seniors: Some Things You Should Know If you’re an older adult who hasn’t been active in recent years, one of the easiest ways to ease back into activity is walking – the most basic exercise there is, yet, highly touted by the American Heart Association and…

Baby Boomers Blaze New Trail as ‘Unhealthiest Generation’

From Woodstock, to women’s rights, Baby boomers have made a name for themselves by being unpredictable, off-beat pioneers; rejecting society’s norms and labels. But this time, the label they’re rejecting—that of the ‘healthiest generation’—may, in the long run, do them more harm than good. In spite of having access to…

Oldest Marathoner Turned to Running to Cope With Grief

Running from your feelings is the last thing any legitimate grief counselor would suggest if you’re trying to cope with the recent loss of a loved one. That’s why the story of 101-year-old Fauja Singh—the world’s oldest marathoner—is both inspiring, and ironic. After being forced to give up running as…

Could Exercise Slow Dementia Progression? And Other News to Know

Exercise may slow dementia progression in older women Worldwide, there is a new dementia diagnosis every four seconds. But there is also new hope for women, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia that found consistent aerobic could increase the size of the hippocampus (the area of the…

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Walking Highly Recommended for Seniors: Some Things You Should Know If you’re an older adult who hasn’t been active in recent years, one of the easiest ways to ease back into activity is walking – the most basic exercise there is, yet, highly touted by the American Heart Association and…

Exercise and Alzheimer’s Disease – Home Care Services in Birmingham, MI

No matter what our age or health condition, physical activity is good for the body, mind and spirit. When a loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory loss, exercise doesn’t become any less important. Inactivity can lead to muscle and joint pain, increased agitation, sleep disturbances, and…